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Department of Music and Theatre

Rocky Winslow, MM

Jazz Ensemble Director & Jazz Studies
Rocky Winslow has been the director of jazz studies at California State University, Chico since 2002. Winslow received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in jazz studies from University of North Texas. In addition to his experiences as a professor, Winslow is also a professional trumpet Yamaha artist and clinician, appearing regularly at high schools and universities around the country. He has served as the all-state guest conductor and a trumpet clinician for music education associations in Texas, Nevada, California, Arkansas, Hawaii, Australia, Japan, and Scotland. As a performer, Winslow has shared the stage, recorded, and toured with artists such as Maynard Ferguson, Tony Bennett, Jimmy Heath, Vincent Falcone Orchestra, Chaka Khan, Peabo Bryson, The Temptations, Don Menza Big Band, Natalie Cole, Drew Carey, Paul Anka, The Four Tops, Bob Newhart, Frankie Valli, and many others.
Portrait of Rocky Winslow, MM
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Wednesday - 11-11:50am

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Course Instruction
  • MUSC 110A Brass: Studio Instruction
  • MUSC 294 History of Rock Music
  • MUSC 310A Brass: Studio Instruction
  • MUSC 376 Jazz Theory & Improv II
  • MUSC 411G Jazz Ensemble I
  • MUSC 411J Jazz Ensemble II
  • MUSC 412K Mixed Ensemble